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Indian Economic Service (IES) | Indian Statistical Service Exam (ISS) 2019

Emp Notice No: - 06-07/2019-IES/ISS Short Details of Notification

Examination Pattern:


The examination shall be conducted according to following plan which is given below-

PART I – Written Examination carrying a maximum of 1000 Marks in the subject which is shown below.

PART II – Viva voce of such candidates as may be called by the commission carrying a maximum of 200 Marks

PART – I

The Subjects of the written examination under PART-I, the Maximum marks allotted to each Subject and time allowed shall be given below.

A. Indian Economic Service
SI No.
Name of Subject
Maximum Marks
Time Allowed
1
General English
100
3 hours
2
General Studies
100
3 hours
3
General Economics-I
200
3 hours
4
General Economics-II
200
3 hours
5
General Economics-III
200
3 hours
6
Indian Economics
200
3 hours


B. Indian Statistical Service
SI No.
Name of Subject
Maximum Marks
Time Allowed
1
General English
100
3 hours
2
General Studies
100
3 hours
3
Statistics-I (Objective)
200
3 hours
4
Statistics-II (Objective)
200
3 hours
5
Statistics-III(Objective)
200
3 hours
6
Statistics-IV (Objective)
200
3 hours

Important Note:
Note-1: Statistics I & II will be of objective type Question (80 question with maximum marks of 200 in each paper) to be attempted in 120 min.

Note-2: In Statistics III & IV will be descriptive type, short answer/ Small problems question (50%) and long answer and comprehension problem question (50%). At least one short and one long answer question from each section is compulsory. Statistics-IV have equal number of questions such that weightage form all the sub section below and candidates have to choose any two-sub section and answer.

Note-3: Papers of general English and general studies, common to both Indian economic service and Indian statistical service will be subjective type.

Note-4: All papers of Indian economic service will be subjective type.


Note-5: The details of standard and syllabus for the examination are given in section II.

Question papers of all subjects in Indian economics service and in Indian statistical service examination will be conventional type except in statistics paper I & II which will be objective type papers.

All question papers must be answered in English and the set of question papers will be English only.

Section II

Standard and Syllabus

The level of papers in General English and general studies will be such as may be expected of a graduate of Indian university.

The level of papers in the other subject will be that of the master degree of an Indian university in the relevant disciplines.

GENERAL ENGLISH: In this section Candidates will be required to write an essay In English. The type of other question will be designed to test their understanding of English and workman like use of words.

GENERAL STUDIES: General studies contains knowledge of current events and such of matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper also contains question of Indian polity including the political system and constitution of India, history of India and Geography of nature.


GENERAL ECONOMICS-I

PART A: It include various topic which is given below:
  1. Theory of consumer’s demand.
  2. Theory of Production.
  3. Theory of value.
  4. Theory of distribution.
  5. Welfare Economics.

PART B: Quantitative methods in Economics.
  1. Mathematical Methods in Economics.
  2. Statistical and Econometric Methods.

GENERAL ECONOMICS-II

  1. Economic Thought.
  2. Concept of national income and social accounting.
  3. Theory of employment, output, inflation, money and finance.
  4. Financial and capital market.
  5. Economic growth and development.
  6. International economics.
  7. Balance of payments.
  8. Global institutions.
GENERAL ECONOMICS-III


  1. Public finance.
  2. Environmental economics.
  3. Industrial economics.
  4. State, market and planning.
  5. Indian Economics:
  6. History of development and planning.
  7. Federal finance.
  8. Budgeting and fiscal policy.
  9. Poverty, unemployment and human development.
  10. Agriculture and rural development strategies.
  11. India experience with urbanisation and migration.
  12. Industry strategy of industrial development.
  13. Labour.
  14. Foreign trade.
  15. Money and banking.
  16. Inflation.


STATISTICS- I (OBJECTIVE TYPE)

  1. Probability.
  2. Statistical Methods.
  3. Numerical Analysis.
  4. Computer application and Data Processing.

STATISTICS- II (OBJECTIVE TYPE)
  1. Linear Models.
  2. Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing.
  3. Official Statistics.

STATISTICS- III (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)

  1. Sampling Techniques.
  2. Econometric.
  3. Applied Statistics.

STATISTICS-IV (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE)

  1. Operations Research and Reliability.
  2. Demography and Vital Statistics.
  3. Survival Analysis and Clinical Trial.
  4. Quality Control.
  5. Multivariate Analysis.
  6. Design and Analysis of Experiments.
  7. Computing with C and R.
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